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Posts from July 2018

On Your Mark, Get Set, PLAY!

Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

And the weekend begins! You may have guessed by now that I am a weekend warrior, always in search of new things to do and great places to eat. I need not go very far because here in Irving there are always so many fun events to fill my calendar. Now I know what you're thinking . . . how can YOU know which events to attend? Well, that's why I'm here, to let you know about the different ways you can play your day away. Take a look at these suggestions:

Around the World is Just Around the Corner

Thursday, July 19, 2018 2:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Why be a jet setter when you can do some day tripping right here in Irving and still enjoy the same experiences? The world is waiting for you just around the corner - from food, music, people and events - you can savor it all. This weekend is packed full so hop on board with these suggestions and travel the globe in just two short days. Of course there's always more in store when you visit our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

As we go deeper into the summer, any excuse makes a great excuse to savor the sweet, refreshing, and creamy deliciousness that is an ice cream. And you know what’s cool? The whole month of July happens to be National Ice Cream Month! So read along and get ready to stuff your face with some of the city’s best ice cream treats. Don’t worry, we won’t judge. Calories don’t count when you’re happy, right? ;)

Texans are a unique lot. We have our own lingo, our own style of food, our own music and we're mighty proud of it all. From over yonder to pert' near here, you don't have to look far to find the best of Texas in Irving. Here is your guide to what is truly Texan about our town and how to grab it by the horns - because that's what we Texans do.  There's always more than meets the eye, so take a peek at the full events calendar on our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

5 Best Fried Chicken in Irving

Friday, July 6, 2018 1:00 PM by Debora Manusama-Sinaga

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you’d know that we love our food holidays here in Irving. Why? Because we have so many restaurants to celebrate them at! And today, in honor of the National Fried Chicken Day, we’re listing 5 of the best fried chicken places in town. So scroll down (+drool) and take notes!

The Whole Enchilada

Friday, July 6, 2018 11:00 AM by Carol Stoddard

I bet you thought this blog would lead you to some mouthwatering enchiladas in Irving, Texas. Well, just hang on and ride, that's coming up in a bit. But first, I wanted to remind you of the great many events going on in Irving over the weekend. Instead of listing just a few, what we've got here is the WHOLE enchilada.  So as our great Mayor Stopfer says, "Get out there and enjoy our great city!" And for other area events, be sure to visit our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

Things To Do in Irving in July

Monday, July 2, 2018 4:00 PM by Visit Irving

Summer is now in full swing—the kids are out of school and the mercury is rising. We’ve compiled a list of some of the notable things to do in Irving this July, from celebrating the Fourth of July to enjoying theater, arts, and music all month long.